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Wednesday, April 01 2020 - 16:00
Landis+Gyr Selected by HK Electric for AMI Roll Out
SYDNEY, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

--The contract includes an opportunity to optimise the utility's grid 
operations by leveraging Landis+Gyr Advanced Grid Analytics technology  

Landis+Gyr (Swiss: LAND.SW) announced today the award of an Advanced Metering 
Infrastructure (AMI) contract by The Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd. (HK Electric) 
in support of Hong Kong's transformation into a smart city. 

The contract includes the deployment of Landis+Gyr's Gridstream(R) solution 
platform comprising Landis+Gyr smart meters, communications infrastructure, 
head-end system and meter data management system over the next two years. 
Additionally, the contract provides an opportunity to help HK Electric optimise 
the value of its grid assets by leveraging Landis+Gyr's Advanced Grid Analytics 
for selected use cases.  

"We are proud to support HK Electric with their digital transformation through 
the adoption of AMI technology. With our best-in-class experience in AMI 
solutions and a strong Hong Kong based solutions and delivery team, we look 
forward to helping HK Electric to meet its future sustainable development 
goals," said Steve Jeston, Executive Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific at 

HK Electric is committed to protecting the environment and supporting 
sustainable development by progressively increasing the use of natural gas to 
generate electricity. In recent years, the utility has placed greater emphasis 
on promoting innovation as an integral part of its corporate strategy through 
the adoption of new technology. Implementing smart metering offering for its 
customers is one of the supporting initiatives to transform Hong Kong into a 
smart city. 

"AMI is an important technology for HK Electric.  Not only does it allow us to 
improve our customer services and enable our customers to better manage their 
electricity consumption, it also enhances our visibility into the grid for 
better monitoring and control, which moves us closer to a smart grid," said Mr. 
Raymond Choi, General Manager (Customer Services) of HK Electric. 

About Landis+Gyr 

Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management 
solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we 
deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex 
challenges in smart metering, grid edge intelligence and smart infrastructure. 
With sales of USD 1.8 billion, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 5,600 people in 
over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the 
world manage energy better. More information is available at 

About HK Electric 

HK Electric has been powering Hong Kong for more than 125 years, providing an 
affordable, safe, reliable and clean electricity supply to more than 580,000 
customers on Hong Kong and Lamma Islands. It has maintained a world-class 
supply reliability rating of more than 99.999% every year since 1997. Committed 
to reduce emissions in the process of power generation, HK Electric has been 
increasing the use of natural gas for power generation so as to meet the 
emissions reduction targets and create a greener Hong Kong. 
SOURCE: Landis+Gyr 

CONTACT: Yee Ling Wee | Regional Contact Asia Pacific, Senior Marketing 
Communications Manager,